A marriage between two young people in love at a refugee camp.
Thousands have fled fighting between the Boko Haram insurgent group and the Nigerian military
I interview Shelly Pitterman of the UN Refugee Agency.
As Syria's civil war grinds on with little prospect for reprieve, one issue that is getting lost is the sheer scale of human suffering caused by this conflict. Syria is already the worst humanitarian crisis in the world--and it is only getting worse.
Global refugee populations are at an all time high while funding is flatlining.
A refugee crisis is spurring Turkish calls for protecting Syrian refugees inside Syria.
Every six months, the UN Refugee Agency publishes statistics on the number of people who apply for asylum in industrialized countries. The twice yearly "Asylum Levels and Trends in Industrialized Countries" is something of a proxy for trends in global conflict, crises and displacement.
The worst drought in 60 years is causing the first famine in over 20 years in East Africa. That, in turn is causing a massive population flow. Families are scrambling to leave famine stricken areas, and are arriving in over-crowded refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia.
To coincide with World Refugee Day today, UNHCR released its annual report on the state of the world's refugees. Test your knowledge of global displacement issues with this brief quiz.